Essays Tagged: "Zen"

J.D. Salinger's quest for happiness. How his sharacters conform to the material happiness

st to achieve happiness.Salinger uses religion as a means for liberation. Salinger uses much of the Zen philosophy, as in the case of Nine Stories, to achieve this liberation (Madsen 93). In Nine Stor ... stopping the conflict. In 'The Stranger' Salinger creates peace through a war by using more of the Zen philosophy. Salinger's creates a 'Pact of Peace' which stops the conflict between the Germans an ...

(8 pages) 94 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is a brief history and background on Budhism.

eavens or a better station in life, from which they may be able to attain the goal of enlightenment.Zen Buddhism Zen or Chan Buddhism represents a movement within the Buddhist religion that stresses t ... ithin the Buddhist religion that stresses the practice of meditation as the means to enlightenment. Zen and Chan are, respectively, Japanese and Chinese attempts to render the Sanskrit word for medita ...

(15 pages) 258 5 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

A Discussion of Buddhism

the body is paranirvana, but out of the body is the ultimate nirvana.One story in The Wisdom of the Zen Masters is a good example of the way Buddhism is. In it, a learned Confucian scholar wishes to s ... ak to a scholar of the newfound Buddhist religion. So, he makes the long and arduous journey to the Zen scholar. Upon arriving, he introduces himself and his purpose, and the Zen scholar agrees to dis ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Analyse culturele trends; Faith Popcorn - Clicking

erlijking van duivels en engels. Overal vind je tegenwoordig accessoires en afbeeldingen van deze wezens. Ze zijn een uitstekende marketinghulp geworden.Zen-ideeën gebruiken om van alles te verko ... dan weer even sterk aanwezig is als in de VS, bijvoorbeeld in Nederland. Yoga en Oosterse levenswijzen zijn heel goed geïntegreerd in onze samenleving want ook hier kan je lessen volgen en valt ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Balance of Man and Nature in Japanese and Australian Aboriginal Art

e Japanese art does not have a specific term for their connection with nature, it is evident in the Zen gardens and landscape paintings. The first landscape paintings were influenced by the Tang and S ... and very often, complex in meaning.In contrast, Japanese were very simplistic in the meaning of the Zen gardens. Zen Buddhist priests began creating gardens for meditation instead of merely for entert ...

(5 pages) 45 1 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Zen Buddism.

Zen is a branch of Buddhism, that is practiced in China, Japan, and Korea. It incorporates the Taois ... the Taoist thought, and stresses the role of meditation and pursuing enlightenment. Traditionally, Zen traces its roots back to Indian Buddhism, where it was known by "dhyāna", a Sanskrit term f ... Chinese as "Chán" was later transliterated into Korean as "Seon", and then into Japanese as "Zen."According to these traditional accounts, an Indian monk named Bodhidharma brought Zen Buddhism ...

(3 pages) 120 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Info on the true samurai

nd the Feudal PeriodVarious samurai clans struggled for power over Kamakura and Ashikaga Shogunates.Zen Buddhism spread among samurai in the 13 century and it helped to shape their standards of conduc ... d it helped to shape their standards of conduct, particularly overcoming fear of death and killing. Zen Buddhism in Japan took Sakyamuni as the principal image and taught to be a living buddha with en ...

(15 pages) 154 4 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

DISC Assessment-MGT/331

nizational Behavior, 2005).On the surface the DISC assessment, taken by each team member of Now and Zen, revealed that our team consisted of a diverse mix of personalities. This was something that eac ... t have formed over time. All of our team mates have been on teams together prior to forming Now and Zen for this course. We have also been in the same courses and classrooms for the past year, so even ...

(6 pages) 433 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Japanese Culture and it's relation to Buddhism

d before being touched by Buddhism. The specific form of Buddhism present in Japan is the school of Zen Buddhism. The word Zen is used to describe a form of Buddhism that links meditation with the dis ... s used to describe a form of Buddhism that links meditation with the discovery of self nature. When Zen arrived in Japan it acquired the refined traditions of Japanese culture. It became totally inter ...

(6 pages) 91 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

'NOH THEATRE' - Drama Essay (Extended Written Response)

Noh Theatre...................The fundamental principle of Noh theatre can be illustrated using the Zen term 'Yugen' meaning 'beauty that is felt'.["Back to Beckett" (Internet)]. This old form of trad ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Evaluate the historical accuracy of the Samurai way of life represented in the film, 'The Last Samurai'

centre of the family unit. They devoted their thoughts and actions entirely to one word, 'Bushido'. Zen and Shinto taught the Samurai peace and respect for nature and others, even in times of great tu ... perly purified; this is why Taka chose a waterfall - a place of natural beauty. The philosophies of Zen Buddhism are also evident in the film 'The Last Samurai'. Meditation and the symbol of Buddha ar ...

(10 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Zen Corporation-W. Africa-MGT/448Comprhensive Analysis Paper

Comprehensive AnalysisThe following represents a comprehensive analysis from Zen Corporation. Our team will provide an explanation on our company and product, the area in which ... tion system in an effort to help make people's lives a little easier.Description of our organizationZen Corporation's organization structure is established using a flat management style and an open do ... structure is established using a flat management style and an open door policy. The stakeholders of Zen are encouraged to provide feedback through open communications and embracing diversity coupled w ...

(15 pages) 233 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Global Consideration Paper-MGT/448: Global Business Strategies

Global Consideration PaperIn this team paper we will conduct Global Consideration for the Zen Corporation which is considering the possibility of marketing water purification equipment in Ni ... nclude a detail look at areas that a company must address when they make the decision to go Global. Zen Corporation will address human resources, supply chain management, information technology, resea ...

(9 pages) 753 1 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

MGT/448: Global Business Strategies-Nigeria

The Zen CorporationTable of ContentsSection I PageMission Statement and Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . ... xecutive Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Zen Organizational Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Produc ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27The Zen CorporationKalamazoo, Michigan 49001zencorp@theglobe.comPresident: John RectorVice President: Da ...

(34 pages) 1120 1 3.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Culture and structure of WL Gore

organizational culture at WL Gore and Associates?The organizational culture at Gore seemingly has a Zen type of feel; some describe it as 'cult' like. But, as you delve into their mind-set you'll noti ... ore doesn't have impressive artifacts that proclaim the company's success. It consists of several dozen bland, low-rise buildings scattered near the Delaware-Maryland border. They're separated far eno ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Plurality of Worlds

ts." If the author's work had been written in our own time, we would include it among books such as Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, which uses facts and fiction to explain the author's phil ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Japanese Ink Painting

flowers, birds and landscapes are so popular. This style of painting, heavily influenced by Zen Buddhism, uses only black ink. However, according to Oriental understanding, black ink is not si ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays

Dharma Bums--Following the Sutra?

ong others, did not go about life without striving for some greater end. All professed to be devout Zen Buddhists in search of Enlightenment. It is disputable as to whether or not their carefree means ... d spring meditating under the trees and finding out by myself the truth of all things"(132). Zen also teaches that it is the responsibility of the disciple to wake his or her mind to the world ...

(6 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Export of Zen Plastics

1.IntroductionThe introduction of this report will be divided into two parts as:1.1About the Zen plasticsZen plastics are a manufacturer of moulded plastic products for both the consumer and tr ... h the introduction of the report, there will be reasons why marketing internationally would benefit Zen plastics, the most suitable strategic options to Zen plastics, Zen's objectives for internationa ...

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Isamu Noguchi Research Report

i completed in 1987, simply called Fountain. This piece is appealing to me because it has a serene, Zen aesthetic to it. Fountain is composed of two large and extremely heavy basalt stones of roughly ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists